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Jewish Federation Announces Three Young Leadership Award Winners

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Each year, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia gives out three young leadership awards: the Blanche Wolfe Kohn Award, the Myer and Rosaline Feinstein...

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Jewish Gun Club Sues Gov. Hochul to Allow Concealed Weapons in Synagogues

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A group of Jewish gun owners filed a lawsuit last Friday against New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s gun laws.

David Gottesman, Scion of Jewish Philanthropic Dynasty and Warren Buffett Partner, Dies at 96

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David Gottesman, who carried on a family tradition of Jewish philanthropy died at 96

White House Summit Tackles Right-wing Extremism With Security, Hugs — and Christian Forgiveness

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At the White House’s “United We Stand” summit against extremism, there was almost as much talk of hugs as there was of hate. 

Arts

In 1992, Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon Starred in ‘School Ties’ Movie About Antisemitism

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After a long career pause brought on by an assault-induced depression and injuries.
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Synagogue Hopes For Jam-packed Sweet New Year

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This year, Beth David Reform Congregation wanted to ring in the new year a little differently than with just apples and honey. Last week, members...

Historians React to Ken Burns’ Holocaust Documentary

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If there’s one thing that Ken Burns’, Sarah Botstein's and Lynn Novick's new docuseries “The U.S. and The Holocaust” makes clear, it’s that Franklin...

Mahmoud Abbas Urges Palestinian Americans to Engage With AIPAC

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has emphatically encouraged dialogue with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

Biden Administration Wants ‘Thorough’ Inquiry Into Death of 7-year-old Palestinian Boy

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he Biden administration’s State Department demanded a “thorough and immediate” investigation into the death of a 7-year-old.

Israel Kills 4, Wounds at Least 44 in Military Raid in Jenin, Prompting Fatah...

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 Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded at least 44 Wednesday./